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9-year-old boy hit, killed while riding bike to school in Sarasota

Posted at 10:08 AM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 17:34:35-04

SARASOTA, Fla. — An elementary student was hit and killed while riding his bike to school in Sarasota Monday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Roman Miller was hit at the intersection of Webber Street and Nodosa Drive just before 8 a.m.

Deputies said Miller was riding his bike to Brentwood Elementary School. As he was following his older sister across the intersection the driver of a silver Chevy Silverado did not see him and hit him with his truck.

They 9-year-old was transported to Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, where he later died.

At this time, the investigation is ongoing. Deputies said the driver of the Silverado did stop and is cooperating.

Grief counselors are at Brentwood Elementary to help students and staff cope with the tragedy.

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